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‘Shades of Marikana’ taint platinum

Experts have called for an intervention as union tensions shake an already volatile industry.

Peters unfazed by implications of an ‘outdated’ resource plan

Energy Minister Dipuo Peters is sticking to her guns on electricity policy.

JSE buoyed by industrial and financial shares

The JSE proved its resilience this week, with stocks rising to a two-month high on Wednesday, despite concerns about labour unrest.

No funding coal-de-sac for Europe

An influential bank has decided to continue funding new high-carbon energy projects in Europe.

Changes to hit short-term insurance

A draft of new legislation is changing the face of South Africa's short-term insurance sector and could lead to higher costs for consumers.

Hydro patent pours cold water on grand Rand power plan

An idea to harness hydropower from municipal water pipes has led to a legal standoff between Rand Water and a small power company.

Bloomberg questioned over ‘spying’ allegations

Financial services news group Bloomberg has been facing questions about the use of confidential client data by its journalists.

Fired Kumba miners now destitute

Workers have turned to the union they scorned at the time of the unprotected strike - the National Union Mineworkers.

Shareholders make their voices heard

Corporates in London are once again taking flak over their executive pay policies.

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Ramaphosa issues instruction on Western Cape Covid-19 numbers

President Cyril Ramaphosa has issued an instruction to the Western Cape government to recruit more staff to stem the Covid-19 tide

Capture claims plague new private-security bargaining council

Unhappy members of the National Bargaining Council for the Private Security Sector say corporate governance standards are being flouted

A lifeline for the homeless people in eThekwini

eThekwini plans to retain permanent and safe open spaces for people with nowhere to sleep

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Automotive Industry and Covid-19

Many rental fleets are no longer operational and their usually well-maintained cars are entering the market in big numbers

The fourth industrial revolution: It works for UJ

Huge advances in technology make training and the application of medical knowledge better, faster and more widely accessible

PPS Webinar 4: Asset Protection in Times of Uncertainty

The Covid-19 crisis means people are spending more time at home, so they expect different packages from their insurance companies

International Partnerships are key for Africa during Covid-19

Perhaps this pandemic is the jolt that we needed to strengthen intra-country collaboration and revive international friendships

Auditor-General of South Africa seeks request for information

Suitably qualified and experienced vendors are sought to supply tools to assist in the support of financial statement audits

Former bursary student hits a six and lands top job at WPCA

Thuthuka Bursary recipient Tennyson Botes decided to make a difference in his community — and he's doing exactly that

SANRAL to professionalise its finance division with world-class professional accounting designations

'It is about how I can get my staff to acquire more skills and sharpen those skills that they already have,' says SANRAL CFO Inge Mulder

Empowering his people to unleash their potential

'Being registered as an AGA(SA) means you are capable of engineering an idea and turning it into money,' says Raymond Mayekisa

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